Tarangire National Park
Tarangire National Park covers approximately 2,600 square miles (6,700 square km) and lies to the south of a large open grass plain in southern Masai land, 70 miles (115 km) from Arusha.
Also, it is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania. Tarangire is commonly famous for its abundant bird life over 550. Visitors are frequently entertained by encounters with browsing elephants, which inhabit this park in the large herds.
Other animals that can be seen include buffalo, giraffe, zebra, elands, warthogs, greater kudu, gerenuks and impalas. Huge magnificent baobab trees, In conclusion, the Tarangire River, and volcanic mountain ranges add to the scenic splendor of this unique national park.
Where is Tarangire and How big is it?
Size: 2850 sq km (1,096 sq miles).
Location: 118 km (75 miles) southwest of Arusha.
How to get there
Easy drive from Arusha or Lake Manyara following a surfaced road to within 7 km (four miles) of the main entrance gate; can continue on to Ngorongoro Crater and the Serengeti. Charter flights from Arusha and the Serengeti.
What to do inside park
Guided walking safaris, Balloon safari
Day trips to Maasai villages, as well as to the hundreds of ancient rock paintings in the vicinity of Kolo on the Dodoma Road.
Walking safari begins at the base camp near Silale, and Mkungunero then goes through the African bush encountering real nature through walking. Each group is accompanied by an armed park ranger. Sample our popular safaris in Tarangire national park like the 3 Days Tanzania Camping Safari
When to go
You can visit the park year round but dry season (June – September) for sheer numbers of animals.
Where to stay
There is a choice of accommodation facilities in and outside Tarangire National Park.
Inside the park:
Tarangire safari and Sopa Lodge, Maweninga ,Oliver’s and Swala Tented camps.
Outside the park:
Tree Tops, Tarangire river, Kikoti ,Foxtrot Charlie ,Elephant, Boundary hill, Roika, Osupuko, and Lake view camps.